noun, plural pa·dri·nos [pah-th ree-naws; English puh-dree-nohz] /pɑˈðri nɔs; English pəˈdri noʊz/. Spanish.
Examples from the Web for padrino
I now mounted, Ramon Duran coming on his horse alongside as "padrino," to accompany me, and help to guide the horse.Blanco y Colorado|William C. Tetley
Those he nominated referred to him as their padrino or godfather.The Inhabitants of the Philippines|Frederic H. Sawyer
No circumstances could ever justify the cavalier in bearing arms against his padrino.The History of Chivalry, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Mills
The padrino chosen to stand with Maximina was a cavalry captain, an old comrade of the bridegroom's.Maximina|Armando Palacio Valds